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Gurung family’s homestay : Home away from home

I am able to earn about NPR. 400 thousand till now! More than 500 guests already visited my homestay. Being an active group member of Baraha Cooperative, I feel fortunate that I am part of this program.’’
Initiated as a pilot project in 2018, our Homestay promotion efforts now have expanded in 6 different districts and farmers are benefiting themselves through improved livelihood income through homestay businesses.

March 19, 2021
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Towards commercial farming through collaboration

SAFBIN provided Rs. 25,000/- to the group as seed money to start mushroom cultivation. The project also provided them one-day technical training on mushroom production. The group purchased the mushroom seeds, nylon ropes, bamboo, straw, and plastic to prepare a tunnel. At the moment the group has 170 mushroom balls and produces 4 to 5 kg of mushroom from each ball. Currently, the local market price of mushrooms is Rs. 150 to 175 per kg. The group also has a plan to sell those mushrooms in a nearby market.

February 1, 2021
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Creating an inclusive society for all persons, irrespective of their abilities and disabilities

I am Nirmala Thapa, 40, a resident of Kaski. I have a normal house on 2.5 acres of land. My two legs can’t move below the knee.We have a family of six with a 6-year-old daughter. Even though I am disabled, I run the house myself.On the initiative of Caritas Nepal, the Disability Self-Reliance Coordinating…

December 23, 2020
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Farmers joyfully working in their field with modern agro-tools

“My dryland will yield gold in few months’ time” “Agriculture is the primary living source for farmers like me”, says Krishna Dhoj Sanghamfe (61), a small scale farmer from Miklajung-6, Morang. Krishna has dry land, which compared to normal land yield less, however since 15 years he has been managing family needs from the same…

November 30, 2020
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Reviving the hope of migrants: shattered by COVID-19

Like, Sovit Sharma (Name changed), each day almost 5000 youth are returning to Nepal from abroad due to the worldwide spread of COVID-19. Mr. Sharma was one of them. He was deported from UAE after he was tested positive.”I stayed quarantined and recovered after 14 days before coming back to Nepal in June 2020. I…

October 30, 2020
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Farmer shares his joy of getting irrigation facility

Farmers of Nuwakot were worrying as they only had to rely on rainwater for irrigating their land. For improving their crop production the alternative way for irrigation, construction of Thulo chhange Ghattekhola to Baspani irrigation scheme (Tadi RM-04) played a crucial role. Farmers are joyfully realizing better yields. Only about one-third of the agricultural land…

September 24, 2020
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